News/General

Ex-Egypt army chief held in military prison

Gen. Sami Anan, former Egyptian army chief-of-staff and would-be presidential candidate, was detained by Egyptian authorities on Jan. 23 and is being held at a…
Turkey has called on the United States to withdraw its military personnel from northern Syria's Manbij region after announcing Ankara's plan to push Syrian Kurdish…
Secretary of the Iranian regime's interest diagnosis announced that the United States is trying to strengthen the Kurds against Turkey and Turkey is trying to…
At least 30 refugees and migrants have drowned off the coast of Aden, Yemen, after their boat capsized, the United Nations has reported. The UN's…
Prominent Saudi businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been released after more than two months of detention on allegations of corruption, according to a family…

Suicide car bombing in Kabul kills at least 40

A powerful suicide car bombing at the entrance of a government compound in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 40 people and…
The United Nations said on Tuesday that the Turkish military operation in Afrin north of Syria until Monday resulted in displaced about 5,000 people. The…
The Turkish military has shelled and bombarded Syrian Kurdish positions in northern Syria for a fifth day, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to extend…
Turkish troops have taken control of 11 Kurdish positions and created "safe zones" in neighbouring Syria's northwestern region of Afrin, according to Turkish media. Reports…

Army arrests presidential hopeful Sami Anan

Egypt's army has arrested its former chief of staff and presidential hopeful Sami Anan, a top aide from his presidential campaign told media. The Supreme…
As the start of the working week begins in the United States, and with Republicans and Democrats still unable to come to an agreement over…
France on Sunday called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council over Syria following the launch of Turkey's Operation Olive Branch in…

Winter storm sweeps across the Levant

A winter storm travelling through the eastern Mediterranean has brought a sandstorm, then rain and snow from Turkey across the Levant to Iran. Visibility dropped…

Erdogan: Operation in Syria's Afrin has begun

A Turkish ground push to remove Kurdish fighters from the Syrian border town of Afrin has "actively" begun, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoganhas said. Erdogan…
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